Kongu Vellalar activists staged a protest, shouting slogans against the movie, alleging that the movie has hurt the sentiments of the community. “Some scenes in Uthama Puthiran are objectionable and we request the concerned people to stop the screening immediately, " said a protester.
However, the film-makers said that the movie does not have any objectionable scenes and it is a good family entertainer. Meanwhile, Uthama Puthiran has received good reviews from critics and audience.
Dhanush and Genelia D' Souza starrer Uthama Puthiran, which was released last week, has landed in a caste trouble. A group of people protested in front of a cinema theatre in Coimbatore on Tuesday (Nov 9), claiming that the movie has portrayed the Gounder (Kongu Vellalar) community in bad taste.